Oral Tradition of Storytelling: Definition, History & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Why are human beings drawn to story?

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1. What is an example of an archetype?

2. Which of the following statements is not true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A spoken story, if told well, can be incredibly rewarding. This quiz tests you on storytelling as an oral tradition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This storytelling quiz is here so you can test your ability to:

  • Understand why human beings are drawn to story
  • Recognize examples of archetypes
  • Determine which statements are true about storytelling
  • Know what the oral storyteller is associated with

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the lesson on oral storytelling
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if a statement regarding storytelling is true or false
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about storytelling
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge to successfully answer questions about the oral tradition of storytelling

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Oral Tradition of Storytelling: Definition, History & Examples covers the following objectives:

  • Define oral storytelling
  • Explore the history of it
  • Define archetype
  • Provide examples of oral storytelling